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mallicoat. >> and i'm grace lee. >>> well, first it was police, and now the fire department has taken a big hit in san jose. just as fire season starts to heat up, starting today, there will be fewer fire trucks available to respond to emergencies. one engine from fire station 29 is being taken out of service to save money. the number of firefighters on trucks is being reduced from five to four, and crews are all taking a 10% pay cut. as a result, the department says response times could increase. >>> good news in oakland for some police officers. the city will hire back 22 of the 80 police officers that it laid off last year under a new city budget that was approved last night to close a $58 million shortfall. the mayor cast the deciding vote. the plan includes pay and benefit cuts that city workers have already accepted. >>> work crews are cleaning up a mess in the east bay. east bay m.u.d. says that a water main broke near san pablo dam road in el sobrante around 9:30 this morning. crews were able to cap the 12" line but as you can see, several inches of water still remain. there are als
it to you live. >> and a rude awakening for some people in the east bay. the rush to fix a big water main break. why this could cause a big traffic mess in the east bay. >> good morning, it's thursday, july 7. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm anne makovec. good thursday morning. it is straight up 6:00. quick check on traffic and weather. lawrence, how's it looking? >> yeah, guys. the fog and low clouds have murder further onshore this morning. some of that extending into the bay. we are in for cooler weather. 67 degrees in san francisco. 88 and warm in concord. much cooler weather on the way. more on that in a moment. right now, -- right now, let's check traffic with elizabeth. >> we have extra heavy delays out of antioch on westbound 4. we also have problems with the water main break in lafayette cause traffic issues there. >>> here's a look out of orlando, florida as we await the decision. on tuesday, a jury acquainted casey anthony of the most serious charges. she was found guilty of four misdemeanors though, all lying to police and within minutes, those are the charges that she will be s
's a look at the weather. let's check traffic with elizabeth. >> thanks. unfortunately we have big problems developing now in sunnyvale. we're talking about a jackknifed big rig right there approaching the lawrence expressway exit in the southbound lanes of 101. now, three lanes are blocked in the southbound direction. no reports of any injuries with this jackknifed rig or what exactly the truck was carrying but we know that traffic is just squeezing by right now partially in that left lane and the center divide. also the on-ramp, the lawrence expressway on-ramp to southbound 101 is completely blocked. 280 is the best alternate in the area. not big backups now but if this continues to be out there for a while which it sounds like it could, chp just issued a traffic alert for that stretch, they will just said that they are hoping to get lanes 30 to 40 minutes after the tow crew arrives arrives son scene. we are waiting for word for when the crew arrives and then it could be 40 minutes from then so this is going to be an issue for the start of the morning commute for sure. so 280 a good alter
before the big holiday weekend. the upgrade that is forcing thousands of commuters to find another ride to work today. >>> not doing their jobs and then lying about it. pg&e's shocking admission about skipping crucial inspections. good morning, it's friday, july 1. i'm grace lee. >> did you say it's friday? >> it is friday. >> that's much better. you just said it's friday. >> wait until 6:30! [ laughter ] >> 4:30. i'm frank mallicoat. you have four happy people here. we have a beautiful holiday weekend ahead. and it's flied. >> going to be hot. >> yeah. it really is. it's going to be scorching hot. if you want a hot weekend, the 4th of july weekend is the time to do it. high pressure building in, temperatures soaring this afternoon as high as the 90s into concord, 80s in san jose, 70s around the bay. you get the idea, temperatures could be near 100 this weekend. we'll talk more about that in a moment. right now let's check traffic with elizabeth. >> let's go outside live towards the golden gate bridge. they hinted at it but there is no golden gate ferry service today. golden gate buses
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explains how this glamorous vacation is about big business for the brits. >> reporter: prince william and kate touched down in california. they were greeted by governor jerry brown kicking off their high-profile american visit. it's also catherine's first time to the united states. the royals were quickly motorcaded to beverly hills for a technology summit with philanthropists and venture captainist he is. fans outside -- capitalists, fans outside were hoping for a glimpse. >> it to believe -- i want to belief in the fairy tale. >> reporter: the prince landed a c-king helicopter for the first time. the focus in canada was more about ties with the monarchy. here in california, the couple will promote british industry and the prince's charities. they attended a reception at the british consul-general's home with local politicians and killing the tears. the couple will be -- dignitaries. the couple will be staying there for the weekend. >> the couple has kindly invited us to meet the royal highnesses. who could say no? >> reporter: some neighbors have signed no trespassing orders to keep
. back to you. >> thank you. >>> a developing story. bay area commuters, you have a big reprieve. golden gate ferry service boats going to run on schedule today. anne makovec in larkspur. marin county with why the strike has suddenly been called off. she has more. good morning. >> reporter: i just got off the phone with the union spokesman who says, they were thinking about striking so they wanted to let the public know that they were thinking about striking so the public wasn't surprised. then the golden gate bridge district decided to go ahead and call off the service because they didn't want people to be surprised either. so there is confusion between the union and the district, no surprise. we heard of these contract negotiations getting out of control before. in this case it was going to end up in a one-day strike here for golden gate ferry service between larkspur where i'm standing, san francisco, and sausalito all ferry service was going to be cancelled for the day. this morning it turns out that workers showed up for work. so there will be no disruption in service today. certain
karnow and he has a spectacular forecast. >> yeah. the big holiday weekend forecast. and this is working out very nice. if you like the heat, you're going to love it. we're cranking up those temperatures today. 90s in concord, 70s in san francisco. could see triple digits over the weekend. more on that in a moment. right now let's check your traffic with elizabeth. [ laughter ] >> what did you say? >> two cars. >> no, we have look at this. there is actual traffic near the dublin interchange. >> you're making her mad. >> i got an important role here at 5:00 in the morning, you guys. [ laughter ] >> westbound 580 approaching 680. it is about a 15-minute drive right now out of the altamont pass out towards pleasanton. and the dublin interchange. we'll have more traffic coming up including a big traffic story today actually, the cancellation of the golden gate ferry service. you have more on this coming up. >> we do. thank you. >>> thousands of bay area commuters need to find another way to get to work this morning. ferry service shut down between marin county and san francisco today only th
seen a big decline in prices that much harder to sell. >> in certain areas the homes are hard to sell anyways. so i don't know whether this will make it more difficult. it certainly won't help. >> reporter: zillow says even with the new algorythm, the estimates are just a starting point and both carp and quickly agree. >> i would not read too many into it. i would read very little into it. i think the changes in indices over a short period of time are noise. >> i hope they get further corroboration of the value of their houses before they jump off a bridge. >> reporter: there is a psychological aspect to all of this. experts say homeowners make financial and life decisions based on what they believe their homes are worth. if you're curious about what your home is worth, you can have it appraised by a professional. usually costs about $350 to $400. even the folks at zillow say, listen, this is just a starting point. you really do need to do your due diligence. >> thank you. >>> well, the ink has hit the paper. governor brown has signed the state budget a day before the fiscal year star
martinez had big dreams of going to college and being a success. >> his life was taken by a lost soul. >> reporter: investigators believe martinez tried to drive away after he had been shot. he lost control of his car and collided into a garage. he was pronounced dead at the scene, killed by gunfire. >> we ask the same question over and over. why him? he never fought. he didn't believe in fights. he believed in breaking up fights. >> reporter: investigators say the suspect is no stranger to crime. he has been arrested several times on weapons charges. detectives say this time ford left fingerprints at the scene of the murder. >> unfortunately for mr. ford here, he left his palmprint on the door of the car. so that's what -- there was that and there was also some anonymous information. >> reporter: investigators tell us that there were three suspects that fatal night. now, the alleged shooter is behind bars. but elizabeth, there are still two suspects that are at large and fairfield investigators hope people will come forward with information no questions asked. >> juliette goodrich in
. >>> adding insult to injury. why one csu president is getting a big pay raise while another tuition hike was approved. >> plus, the check won't be in the mail. what president obama can't guarantee if the nation's debt limit isn't raised. >>> and move over chicken nuggets. the healthier menu items restaurants will serve. switching to progressive could mean hundreds more in your wallet year after year. feed me! saving you money -- now, that's progressive. call or click today. raise the debt limit....or risk >>> time is running out for congress. lawmakers have 20 days to figure out how to raise that debt limit or risk defaulting on loans for the first time. republicans and democrats are prepping for yet another round of talks this morning. meanwhile, the senate's top republican has proposed letting president obama raise the debt ceiling on his own if they can't reach a deal. the president told scott pelley that social security checks may be at risk. >> can you tell the folks at home that no matter what happens, the social security checks are going out on august 3? >> i cannot guarantee th
're going to keep fighting this. this isn't over. it's completely unacceptable. >> time that we tell big companies they made an incredible amount of money and they are not paying taxes. it affects our school. >> reporter: they took their protest inside the meeting. the message was heard but the outcome disappointing. fees must go up. >> it's approved. it's going to happen. >> reporter: the regents approved a 9.6% tuition increase. that's on top of an 8% increase already approved bringing undergrad tuition to more than $12,000 a year. that's 18% higher than last year. and that's without room, board or books. >> we had to approve the increase, no choice, to preserve the quality of the university, the top priority. >> reporter: bottom line, university students like joseph silva will be strapped. >> i'm already working as a barista and server at my current job. wanted this tuition hike, i'm going -- and with this tuition hike, i'm just going to have to take more loans because i can't pay for it just with work, with the financial aid that i got, which makes grad school look unreasonable but w
on what happened to the man known as brother john. >> reporter: the people who knew him said he has a big heart and they are devastated. >> reporter: gave him fish and french fries. >> reporter: william holloway says the man he had come to know as brother john had just stopped by with a hot meal when somebody drove by in a van and opened fire. >> from that point on he shot three times and then two more shots. >> reporter: you heard five shots? >> five shots. the guy don't even know brother john. this is a random senseless shooting that should have never happened. if it hadn't been for brother john, they would have got shot. >> are you all right? >> yeah, i made it through. >> reporter: holloway says brother john has been bringing him food on the streets of east oakland for about a year, sometimes three days a week. >> he was a nice guy. him and his wife fixed the food at home and bring it out here to feed people. >> reporter: the shooting happened at 12:30 a.m. at 47th and san leandro. oakland police say the original report came into the chp when somebody flagged down an officer to report
to their businesses so police could have access to that video at any point in time. the city is having a big unveiling ceremony later on this afternoon to talk a little bit more about these cameras. elizabeth? >> okay. anne makovec live for us this morning in oakland. thanks. >>> san jose police chief chris moore remains under pressure from immigrant rights activists. they are upset about chief moore's decision to get help from two agents from i.c.e. the two agents specialize in dealing with gangs. chief moore says their role would be limited to gang investigations and they will not randomly seek out illegal immigrants. critics will hold a press conference this morning to explain their distrust of i.c.e. and the consequence of the program. >>> nasa ames at moffett field played key roles in the three decades of the space shuttle program. this morning the center will host a special news conference with the atlantis astronauts as they are on the final mission of the shuttle program. anser hassan joins us from moffett field with more. >> reporter: these are famous last words. light that engine one more t
yesterday. friends say a big part of the event was to help pay for her funeral and then set up a trust fund for her 2-year-old son. a $10,000 reward is offered for information leading to the killer's arrest. >>> this morning, casey anthony is a free woman. but her whereabouts are only known to a few people. she left a florida jail just after midnight sunday after nearly three years behind bars. she had $537 in her pocket. that money was sent by admirers. a jury convicted the 25-year- old of lying to investigators but acquitted her of murdering her 2-year-old daughter. the decision angered many people. for others, her release was simply something to see. >> we just left one of the theme parks and we were on our way home and just stopped in. >> i thought it would be interesting to be able to be in the presence of her to be part of history. >> her lawyers say anthony has received at least one death threat. >>> a tea party-backed plan to raise the nation's debt ceiling is expected to pass in the house tomorrow but stall in the senate. the plan would let the government borrow $2.4 trillion if co
away a big problem in northern california. >> and it could have been another massacre at fort hood. how a store clerk foiled a planned shooting rampage. >> and by the end of the year, earth will mark a major milestone. we'll share that with you when we come back. ,, ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> live look at san mateo. everything is great easy ride into san francisco if that's where your commute takes you this morning. >>> an army sprite in jail this morning accused of -- private is in jail this morning accused of planning an attack on fort hood. naser abdo had been awol for weeks from kentucky. he was arrested in texas tuesday after showing up at a store to buy six pounds of gunpowder. that's when the store cherokee called the police. >> first red flag is when he asked cathy, what's smoke less should know if you don't know what it is, why would you buy six pounds of it? >> abdo was then tracked to a motel where people found weapons including a .40-caliber semi-automatic handgun and more than 100 rounds of ammunition. he is an american born muslim who was granted conscientious objection status th
are expected to show up for tomorrow's big aids walk in san francisco. >>> carmegedon, the $1 billion project that has so-cal drivers hitting the breaks. is it worth all the hype. >> i'm ann makove -- anne makovec. jim has the morning off. i'm on my way in. highs around the mid-50s to lower 60s. tonight is expected to be cloudy with more fog and drizzle. sunday expected to be cloudy with fog and drizzle in the morning. we will look at the full forecast. 7-days coming up in the next few minutes. first, stopping our news this morning, the military's policy of don't ask, don't tell for the gay service members will continue for now. a federal appeals court in san francisco issued the order last night the justice department says ending the policy now would end the process of rolling it back. but in the court ruling they said the government cannot penalize anyone under don't ask, don't tell. pose -- people opposed about gay lessons to social studies classes hopes to pup the issue to a vote. they want a referendum on the ballot. the group has to collect nearly half a million signatures. the law sign
coming up. >>> and quite an extravaganza in the night sky over san francisco. the big 4th of july celebration spectacular fireworks. this is crissy field. er who skies making for a perfect -- clear skies making for a perfect night. ,,,,,,,,,,,, s'mores special? ,,,,,,,,,,,, hershey's chocolate goodness, that brings people together. hershey's makes it a s'more. you make it special. pure hershey's. our fruit has to be perfectly ripe because it's delivered on the same day. for me? this is so beautiful! edible arrangements. enjoy the most delicious fruit ever. guaranteed. starting at $25. the >>> welcome back. we have a traffic alert in san mateo. southbound 10 -- southbound 101, three lanes blocked. we'll have details on that and fender-benders on the bridge. back to you. >> thank you. >>> the jury in the casey anthony murder trial will continue their deliberations this morning. 25-year-old florida woman accused of killing her 2-year- old daughter back in 2008. the jury began deliberating yesterday but they did not reach a verdict. they have most of the evidence in the jury room but
days until the big deadline. congressional leaders are still struggling to cut a deal to raise the nation's debt limit. republicans and democrats are working on dueling plans as a deadline of august 2 looms over their head. after which the united states could begin to default on its obligations. house speaker john boehner is reported to be working on a plan that includes a short-term expense with spending cuts with another extension and more cuts in about six months. >> there is going to be a two-stage process. it is not physically possible to do all of this in one step. >> but senate majority leader harry reed says boehner's plan is a nonstart ner the senate. reed is working on his own propose thal will raise the debt ceiling by more than $2 trillion through 2012. but spending cuts and no tax increases. the house and the senate have a goal to take up legislation by the end of the week. still work to be done there. >>> big difference from hawaii. that's where lawrence was in the last couple of weeks. >> yes. drizzle and cold. >> did you notice the sunburn? >> no, not are really
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are necessary but republicans remain opposed to anything resembling a tax increase. >> a big package would require a big tax increase in the middle of the economic situation that is extraordinarily difficult. with 9.2% unemployment. we think it is a terrible idea. it is a job killer. >> at the end of the day, what we're seeing is the priority of our republican colleague, not to get a deficit reduction deal. it is to protect special interest tax breaks for big corporations. >> you can watch the president's news conference at 8:00 this morning, and right here on cbs 5. and cbs-sf.com. >>> 5:05 now. good news, and bad news for san francisco drivers. how parking meter rates are expected to change in the city. >>> and one last sign, the space shuttle atlantis docks with the international space station. the problem that could put the crew in danger. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> good morning. windy conditions as you work your way across the span at the bay bridge. use caution. accident free right now. >>> san francisco police officers have a new contract agreement. the contract is worked out between the
of visibility but overall no big issues as you head out to the peninsula and eastbound traffic looks great coming off the high rise. and if anything changes, make sure you tune to our radio partners. 7:40 a.m. and 106.9 f.m. that's your traffic and weather. back to you. >> thank you, elizabeth. >>> 5:19 now. the curtain will close today on a bay area land mark. the movie house in san francisco, showing harold and maud as the final film. the owners of the historic sheeter could not raise enough money to keep it open. >> we were a little bit ahead of the curve for about 10 years. and slowly fell behind the curve. and unfortunately, we have a very sad goodbye right now. >> after the red vic closes today, there will be just four single screen movie houses remaining here in san francisco. >>> captain america showed off his superpowers at the box office this weekend. >> what do you think? >> yes. i think it works. >> that's one way to do it. the new super hero movie is based on the classic comic, managed to do something even voldemort couldn't pull off. knocked off harry potter. captain america
to elizabeth with a look at traffic. >> reporter: thank you. [ no microphone ] >> reporter: word of a new big rig accident right now on highway 4. check out that long line of slow traffic right now. no longer can we call it "friday light" on highway 4. we have a couple of different incidents on the stretch. we'll tell you all about that plus check mass transit coming up. in the meantime, back to you. >>> 6:31. there is some reason for hope in a silicon valley murder case that's been incomplete for a decade. the victim's body never found the main suspect dead. sharon chin is in campbell to explain how the old evidence could supply some new answers. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. ten years ago this week, jeanine harms was last seen leaving the rock bottom brewery here in campbell. she was never seen again. today there is hope in solving the case. today prosecutors expect a private forensic company to provide test results on a rug that was missing from harms' los gatos home. this test could prove whether there was a link between the 42- year-old woman and the murder suspect a san jose
. high pressure is keeping warm conditions but big changes are in store. you see this area of low pressure that's going to drop in over the weekend along with that the marine layer deepening and that's going to bring much cooler conditions dropping down into the mid-70s by midweek of your next workweek. let's just think about today those nice warm conditions. 95 today in morgan hill. 85 in santa clara. 82 redwood city. and 84 in union city. over to the east bay we go where we have several mid-90s. 95 in pittsburg and antioch. 71 alameda. 77 hayward, 70 richmond. up in the north bay, cool conditions at stinson beach, 60. 84 san rafael. 92 fairfield. the extended forecast showing that nice warm weather for today. then you see a slight cooldown that starts this weekend. you will see by the time we hit next workweek we are starting to drop down in temperature only in the low to mid-80s by monday and tuesday dropping down to the mid-70s as a high by wednesday keeping it very cool along those bay shores only in the low 60s at that point and at the coast sitting in the high 50s. that's a
of how big they expect the protests to be? >> reporter: we're not sure. actually they were telling us there was a vigil last night which had low turnout and the csu protest they weren't as big as anticipated. but the cops will not take any risks and setting up barricades -- just over my shoulder here, so far no indication of any student protestors but they are not expected until 8 a.m. >> all right. definitely a heated issue. anser hassan live in san francisco, thank you. >>> a little early for students at 6:00 in the morning if i remember correctly. >> christy, i have been wearing my winter coat lately. -- kristy, i have been wearing my winter coat lately. what's up with that! >> people want to wear summer clothes. there is hope in sight and sunshine in store already seen in our shot from mount vaca. clearer skies than yesterday at least inland. the clouds not going as far inland but significant temperature difference between yesterday and today as we look at some of the differences. we are ranging between minus 8 and minus 14 degrees compared to where we should be for this time yea
everyone. president obama says he is trying to reach a really big deal with republicans. >> president obama we can't let politics stand in the way of doing the right thing in washington. >> reporter: but politics are standing in the way. who is to blame? in a new cbs poll 49% blame republicans for inaction, 29% think the president is responsible. a final deal will have to involve compromise, most americans say. 69% think president obama needs to compromise, 85% say republicans have to make concessions. only 11% say republicans should stick to their guns. last week house speaker john boehner said republicans won't budge on taxes. >> our stand on the debt limit has been clear. there can be no tax hikes because tax hikes destroy jobs. >> reporter: but the poll suggests most americans, including republicans, disagree. >> the higher taxes led to more cuts. >> high inner taxes and more cuts. >> reporter: according to the poll 66% believe any final deal should include a combination of spending cuts and tax increases. that includes 55% of republicans and 53% of tea party reporters. unless the debt
. >>> certainly a big embarrassment for the tsa. a me knower. > ian man is in federal custody -- a nigerian man is in federal custody when he got through security twice at major u.s. airports with bogus boarding passes. kendis gibson reports in one case, the suspect even managed to get on the plane. >>> reporter: frequent flyer christine hammond is alarmed to hear a man could get on a plane with an expired boarding pass that didn't have his name on it and didn't match his id. >> when stuff like this happens it just shows me rewe'llly don't have the -- we really don't have the security we're supposed to have. >> reporter: the nigerian, olajide noibi, made it past is it agents in new york and flew to virgin airlines. halfway through the flight and attendant realized he shouldn't be on the plane. the captain alerted authorities who met noibi at the gate, questioned him and let him go. >> we are supposed to have a mult layered system of security. the next layer picks up the problem and it didn't. that's troubling. >> reporter: a few days later noibi returned to l.a.x. and once again got through sec
default. august 2 is the big day and president obama is urging compromise in congress. he spoke to the nation last night and he criticized the republicans. >> a significant number of republicans in congress are insisting on a different approach, a cuts only approach, an approach that doesn't ask the wealthiest americans or biggest corporations to contribute anything at all. >> but gop leaders say the president is the one who is refusing to budge. >> the president wanted a plank check six months ago. and he wants a blank check today. this is just not going to happen. >> republicans are pushing to raise the debt limit enough to last for the rest of the year and then a joint committee would tackle a second increase and more spending cuts but mr. obama says he will veto any plans to raise the debt ceiling if it comes in two waves. he supports a plan by majority leader harry reid to raise the limit to 2012. >>> breaking news out of morocco. a state news agency says a c- 130 plane has crashed in a mountainous area there. there are reports that 26 people have been killed, four injured.
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. >> reporter: mark calloway said the rattlers usually only top out at three to four feet long. not as big as their desert cousins and they are not poison souse, they are venemous. if he bites you that could kill you. >> keep is still, raise it up a bit and you will want to start looking for a doctor . >> reporter: the snakes are beneficial here by getting rid of rats and other rodents, just keep your distance. don't think of them as trouble makers. >> no. they are helping us. >> go to cbssf.com, click on connect to send me your good question. >> tiger shocks the golf world, a baseball manager hit in the face. history on the diamond, the first time ever done by an oakland athletic, next. ,,,,,,,, i know you're worried about making your savings last and having enough income when you retire. that's why i'm here -- to help come up with a plan and get you on the right path. i have more than a thousand fidelity experts working with me so that i can work one-on-one with you. it's your green line. but i'll be there every step of the way. call or come in and talk with us today. two countries..
smart to get in, you were smart. >> it has become a big business the last few years with the cost of coffee. cheers to your ice water there. >>> we want to update you, first, with the latest from washington on those debt talks. there are only five days left for congress to pass a budget cutting plan that will raise the government borrowing limit and avoid a possible default. this morning, the house is set to take a very important vote and much of america from main street to wall street will be watching. cbs news congressional correspondent nancy cordes is on capitol hill this morning. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, erica. that's right. the vote today is on speaker boehner's bill to raise the debt ceiling and it's important because it's one of the two bills out there that could possibly get us out of this mess. but at this hour, it's still very uncertain whether speaker boehner has the republican votes he needs to pass it. and so he became boehner the enforcer yesterday, holding several meetings with house republicans, tea party republicans, freshmen republi
. >>> and they are the monsters of the sea but they are not so easy to spot. they're big, too. how one bay area team is trying to track these guys down. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, out of prison. lawyers for the parolee who was locked up after the bryan stow >>> giovanni ramirez trying to get out of prison. lawyers for the parolee who was locked up after the bryan stow beating in l.a. are seeking his release. the "l.a. times" reports the attorneys accuse police chief charles beck of rushing to judgment when he announced ramirez was the person who attacked stow. after two other suspects were arrested last week, beck said ramirez was not involved. >>> a man who delivers food to the homeless at night is on life support after being shot in the head in east oakland. the man known as brother john had just handed a homeless man a hot meal after midnight yesterday when someone in a van drove by and opened fire. brother john's wife was grazed by a bullet. she is going to be okay. their two children were in the car, they were not hurt. but there is a $25,000 reward for an arrest. >>> in other bay area headlines, in fairfield the
illegal fireworks and they will be putting them in these big 55-gallon drums that you see here collecting them all from neighbors who drop them off but those same neighbors worry this may not take the spark out of illegal fireworks. long before the legal fireworks ever go up over the san francisco bay, they are already being set off on dry land. >> we hear lots of roman candles and the various fireworks, most of the evening, and into the night. >> reporter: it's become a stealth tradition. natasha smith told us where illegal fireworks are hidden in santa cruz. >> they bury their fireworks at the beach. then they come back and explode them at night. >> reporter: in oakland -- in oakland it's a yearly battle. >> it starts tonight. >> reporter: this year firefighters are trying something new not so different from an amnesty program. bring your illegal fireworks to the station. >> just ring the doorbell, the firefighters will take possession of them and place them in a 55-gallon drum. >> reporter: they questions asked. >> i'm not sure that it would be a program that works. people just want to
's a big detriment and blow to the future revitalization of the base. >> reporter: legislators must have known there would be a fight. hoff meister points out the law has a provision in it that says if cities sue like they are they don't get any money. >> death by one water drop at a time or by a whole bucket thrown on you at once. take your pick. >> reporter: to top it off, the state raided the vehicle license fee fund so every city lose out on some money. in concord that's $240,000 gone enough to pay for 2.5 police officers or three or four maintenance workers. in concord, ann notarangelo, cbs 5. >>> all right. i know one department that wasn't very business stayed. roberta, that was the complaint department. >> thank you very much. it was the first 4th of july in years that people weren't complaining about not being able to see the fireworks. rain in the valley from monsoonal moisture lifting up from southern california. this is a flood warning in effect for the mammoth lakes region, flood watch in nevada in kings county. this has caused thunderstorms with lightning. there is a slight
or less delays at sfo so no big delays yet. let's check in with more on the weather forecast. here's kristy seifkin. >> good morning. a little bit gray out there this morning. we are seeing a lot of what we saw yesterday in terms of low clouds and some drizzle at the coast. satellite showing that pretty much the coastline, bay and inland spots are all blanketed in fog right now although we will see a little bit of sunshine later on inland. temperatures right now pretty mild and pretty similar. 59 in oakland and fremont, 58 livermore, 59 redwood city, 57 napa. highs for today keeping them well below average, 10 to 15 degrees below where we should be. 73 as a high in fairfield, 56 for pacifica, 73 in santa rosa. extended forecast showing the cool trends over the next several days and then a gradual warmup on the weekend, sunshine there, as well. next week, those temperatures will be closer to where we should be, mid to high 80s inland. >>> we have roadwork to contend with near the bay bridge. first, here's live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. so far, so good, no major snags. the r
. but not a big deal especially last week when it was so gray outside. i promise you plenty of sunshine still in store for this afternoon. temperatures above average. we sent weeks below average. check out the numbers. between three and nine degrees above where we usually are this time year. that's great news if you like warmer weather. i'll tell you how long we'll stay warm in a little bit. let's go to gianna with traffic. >> thank you. mobile 5 is out and about traveling along 101 southbound right now heading towards sfo. they just passed oyster point where you can traffic up to speed there. no delays southbound if you head towards the airport. northbound good traffic coming up on the left-hand side of your screen. thank you, mobile 5 for that up date. let's jump to the maps. 101 at the san mateo bridge, no delays. on the bridge things look good. as you work your way into hayward, along the san mateo bridge, 880 itself also checking in problem-free. negotiable no major delays as you head towards the bay bridge. southbound clear all the way into hayward and towards the south bay. we'll check
see a lot of the damage behind me in this field a big pile of ash that was once a huge stack of plastic crates and you can see off to the side, still some of the plastic crates that are impacted today. this is what was burning creating a show of fire and concerns for air quality. that fire broke out at around 1:00 yesterday afternoon here at macro plastics. check out this video from failed. it's near travis air force base. the fire was huge with thick, black smoke that could be seen for more than 50 miles away. it was shooting 9,000 feet into the air. the fire fueled by plastic produce crates. a worker accidentally lit one on fire and it took off into a five-acre fire. >> any sense of the temperature that this fire reached? >> close to 1,000, maybe 1500. if you go to the side of the complex where the grass is, you will see the poles, the whole metal fences are bent like straw. >> reporter: so it took firefighters about three hours to get that fire under control. but it wasn't completely out until early into this morning actually. firefighters were still concerned about some h
be a good time to buy. sluggish demand and lots of supply is pushing down prices on the big boxes. you can now find a 50" 3-d set for $400. that's less than half the cost it was just a year ago. and if you would rather read, the cost of a kindle continues to drop too. amazon now sells a version of its ebook for just $114, but do you have to put up with some advertising along with your reading. and there's word a $100 version is on the way. finally netflix. yes, customers were furious when the san jose company recently changeddist its pricing plan for the combo package but people with just one dvd at a time are seeing the price drop. netflix has slashed the cost of that service from $10 a month to just $8. now, some other things that are getting cheaper, prepaid debit cards. after a lot of complaints, some companies are reducing all those fees and the cost of in ground swimming pools has taken a dive. sales are down 75% so some pool makers are doing anything to get home owners to jump in. >> that's probably one thing you won't be getting. >> no. i don't have any room for it. >> on the house
at the coast. 90's in some of the valleys but a big cooldown coming up. more on the weather in a few minutes. first let's check traffic with elizabeth. >> thank you. back to work, folks. sorry. already we have an accident hayward northbound 880 approaching winton. they are clearing it to the right shoulder. if you are crossing any bridge across the bay area it looks nice. here's a live look at the san mateo bridge. conditions are good moving towards foster city and the peninsula. more traffic in a bit. back to you. >> all right. thank you very much. >>> the search continues for men in a capsized boat off the baja, california coast. 43 people off the passenger boat, most of the passengers from northern california. one of them is confirmed dead. seven others are still missing. that boat sank early sunday morning. kristy seifkin is keeping track of the search. >> reporter: good morning. those gentlemen left on a fishing trip that they thought would be a fun four-day excursion and got something they didn't expect. it was calm when they left on saturday. then on sunday a strong storm hit and two
lanes opened after an accident with big rigs approaching high street north of the coliseum. we were seeing a slight backup there. all lanes re-opened. didn't take long for things to quickly recover. i mentioned two accidents? we are still dealing with one in the southbound direction. this is southbound 880 approaching embarcadero. and unfortunately, it sounds like still the right lane is blocked. this is another accident involving a couple of cars. still picking up slowing on our sensors almost to the 980 interchange so we'll continue to watch that hotspot. and the bay bridge in the meantime. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> time now 6:08. a stunning verdict in the casey anthony trial. the emotional insight one alternate juror is giving about that high-profile case. >> plus, gay history in the classroom. the landmark bill signature on the governor's test -- sitting on the governor's desk. >>> and it could be a game changer from facebook. coming up. ,, ,, it's really delicious, mom. it's not too well done? nope. but it is a job well done. what are you reading, sweetie? her diary.
if that is the case. we don't know for sure right now. >> police say one big part of fighting these crimes is having the community step forward. and they set up some anonymous tip lines. you can text any information you have to 1-650-409-6792. there is also a phone line. 1-888-murder-zero. and they say these tip lines have actually been working, later on today at 11:00 a.m. there is a press conference where they will be briefing the community on leads that they got from the community. they're also helping that people will come forward with any anonymous tips, in this case, as well. frank? >> they need some help. thank you, live in east palo alto. >>> 6:04. two suspects are due in a los angeles courtroom this morning. facing charges that they have had bryan stow outside of dodgers stadium. and we have the latest from christie here in san francisco. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, to you, grace. luis sanchez and marvin norwood will appear in court in a few hours. both of the gentlemen have a history of domestic violence and now charged with the beating of bryan stow at that march 31 baseball
for california college students and their families. the next big tuition hike and when it could take effect. >> plus, changing the curriculum for our kids. the controversial subject matter that will soon be required in textbooks. >> we have all heard the rumors. it's supposed to be awesome. the announcement expected from facebook a little later this morning. coming up. ,,,, i know you're worried about making your savings last and having enough income when you retire. that's why i'm here -- to help come up with a plan and get you on the right path. i have more than a thousand fidelity experts working with me so that i can work one-on-one with you. it's your green line. but i'll be there every step of the way. call or come in and talk with us today. schools to teach gay history is on its way to governor brown's desk. this morning the l-a times ports: the bill >>> a bill requiring california public schools to teach gay history is now on the way to governor brown's desk. this morning the "l.a. times" is reporting the bill would make the state the first in the union to require history classes a
, this could be their first world cup victory since 1999. they are going to have a big screen in effect at the civic center if you want to check that out. festivities start at 11:00 this morning. >> everybody has been worried about armageddon, but san francisco is really dealing with a broad closure of its own. >>> yeah, senator mark leno's contribution of gay and lesbian communities and the challenges they face as a polling booth. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, the golden gate bridge this morning. >> a live look across the golden gate bridge. you will want to give yourself some actual time if you're planning on crossing that bridge this link are you southbound and northbound connections to the golden gate bridge in sentences of our close right now. so is the macarthur tunnel. that's part of the construction project area during tonight's closure, they will complete the transition from temporary traffic lanes to the new permanent drought. everything is scheduled to reopen this morning at 11:00. certainly, avoid that area. looks like traffic is running rather smoothly, but certainly
that's been holding strong the past few days but that big change that's in store is because of this area of low pressure that's going to drop down. we are going to start to see that marine layer build. and that means we are going to see some cooler temperatures significantly cooler temperatures by the time we hit next workweek but for today, plenty of sunshine. get outside and enjoy it. high of 83 today in los altos and sunnyvale. 86 high in campbell. milpitas topping out at 84 and union city at 80. over in the east bay, seeing a few mid-90s in pittsburg, antioch and brentwood, 94 the high in san ramon, 74 in alameda, 72 san leandro and 77 in hayward. 85 today for san rafael warmer in fairfield at 92, mill valley topping out at 75 and 6as a high at stinson beach -- 60 as a high at stinson beach. extended forecast showing a cooldown for the weekend and really cooling down for the start of the next workweek dropping down not 90s to the 80s and then -- dropping down into the 90s to the 80s and then mid-70s by the time we hit wednesday. let's check traffic with elizabeth. >> i t
stow case. now police have some big questions to answer. we are going to have live report from los angeles on what went wrong. >>> and are you ready for some football? the final dispute holding up an nfl deal. >>> and we are clear for take- off out of sfo this morning. going to see pretty pleasant conditions a little cooler there than yesterday making it to a high of 72. mostly sunny skies. warmer as we make our way to chicago today. there we are going to hit 90 and we are seeing some showers and some thunderstorms. if you are looking for the hot weather and humid weather, new york is your destination today. 101 excessive heat warning. plenty of sunshine there. we'll have a full look at your bay area forecast coming up. ,, ,, i tell ya, i work a long day, every day. i hang my head out the window. oh man, we're delivering everything you can think of: plywood, cement. i, i enjoy the breeze on my tongue. well uh, and every weekend, seems like we're headin' down to the lake. we're pullin' a boat or somethin'. i don't know why. i just do. it's not a problem. i don't mind as long as we a
something was wrong early sunday morning. >> he was on top deck when he heard some noise and saw the big wave coming and he ran down to the cabin and woke everybody up. and by the time everybody came out, they were already in nine feet of water. there was no warning. if it wasn't for jim miller, the outcome would have been totally different. >> he saw how exhausted those survivors are. they were expected to be coming home two days ago but now they are going to stay and it's not clear how long. they are monitoring the search. they want their missing brethren to come back. >> joe, you mentioned that the captain wasn't arrested. but have we heard, is he cooperating with investigators? >> reporter: he is speaking with investigators and in fact, there was supposed to be a news conference this evening. we are not sure of the timetable on that but he was going to participate with that, as well. this was a sudden storm. roberta tells me whereas you can predict some storms, you can't predict the severity and this one hit like a whammy in the middle of the night. >> and massive waves. thank you, j
that she is not telling the truth. so we don't know exactly what is going on here. but it is a big deal for them to be questioning the integrity of their own witness. >> jack, what do you expect the court is deciding today regarding bail and movement of strauss-kahn? >> it's interesting because it's not unusual to go back to a judge during the course of a case and ask for changes to be made in bail. but as those changes are usually requested by the prosecution when they say they have more information and more bad stuff on this guy and we want you to to jack this up. for the judge to change this maybe off the record or on the record but it strongly suggests there are serious problems here and that even the prosecution is backing away from him at this point. >> jack ford, thank you so much. >> thank you. >>> president obama heads to camp david today for the fourth of july weekend. after turning down senate majority leader offer to meet with republicans over the budget stalemate. bill plante has the latest on the negotiations this morning. bill, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to y
big rig getting cleared out of the road. >> thank you. >>> what is next for casey anthony? the text message sent to her parents. plus a new twist for "news of the world." why the former ceo has now been arrested in the phone hacking scandal. >>> and it was more like karma heaven in southern california. the surprise for the 405 freeway and the bridge closure that we can expect here in the bay area. ,,,, [ female announcer ] this is the story of sam, who made an unexpected arrival. [ woman ] he was 4 months early, weighing 1 pound, 12 ounces. [ female announcer ] fortunately, sam was born at sutter health's alta bates summit medical center. [ woman ] the staff was remarkable. they made me feel safe, trusting, cared for. [ giggles ] they saved his life. i owe all of them my son. [ female announcer ] alta bates summit medical center and sutter health -- our story is you. i know you're worried about making your savings last and having enough income when you retire. that's why i'm here -- to help come up with a plan and get you on the right path. i have more than a thousand fidelity exper
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